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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Dec 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 6,231
Posted By bluemoon4ever
what to do if your laptop wont start up

i had this problem the other day and this is how i fixed it, so i thought i would share it with you all.

My Toshiba Satelite (Win7 Retail) refused to boot up the other day with these symptoms ......
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Dec 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,184
Posted By bluemoon4ever
i used the old fashoned way ... took out 1 Simm...

i used the old fashoned way ... took out 1 Simm at a time then rebooted until i found the faulty one. Alternately Windows 7 has a memory testing option from the boot menu screen. or get an app to...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 30 Nov 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,184
Posted By bluemoon4ever
i had a similar problem with the BSOD and it...

i had a similar problem with the BSOD and it turned out to be a faulty memory module. My Laptop refused to boot even though i had power lights, but no screen or HDD activity. I had previously tried...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Oct 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,917
Posted By bluemoon4ever
just an update: i tried a 3rd party program to...

just an update: i tried a 3rd party program to create the mapped drive, but the mapped drive still refuses to appear in my RB. I even tried using the subst command from the registry under my startup...
Forum: Tutorials 30 Oct 2009
Replies: 164
Views: 657,666
Posted By bluemoon4ever
lol i know how to make a DVD, its that i fancied...

lol i know how to make a DVD, its that i fancied making an ISO so that i could use the Microsoft program on this thread to make a USB boot WIndows 7 installation disk. Its not a big deal as i already...
Forum: Tutorials 29 Oct 2009
Replies: 164
Views: 657,666
Posted By bluemoon4ever
Bluemoon: Good beer btw! I'm sorry I...

Bluemoon:

Good beer btw! I'm sorry I misread/misunderstood your first post... so you have DVD and you want to make a backup iso of it.

There are many CD/DVD burning apps that will let you...
Forum: Tutorials 29 Oct 2009
Replies: 164
Views: 657,666
Posted By bluemoon4ever
nope not using a student release .. using windows...

nope not using a student release .. using windows RTM
Forum: General Discussion 28 Oct 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,917
Posted By bluemoon4ever
thats the problem ... A: doesnt show up on my...

thats the problem ... A: doesnt show up on my drive list, just C: D: and E: which is my hard disk in 3 partitions. I am using the Subst command in the startup menu ... maybe i should use a 3rd party...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Oct 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,917
Posted By bluemoon4ever
Recycle bin doesnt recognize a mapped drive

Hi.

I use the subst command to map my d:\downloads to A:

In windows XP recycle bin moved any deleted files from A: to the bin, but in windows 7 it doesn't. I can drag the files from the a:\ to...
Forum: Tutorials 28 Oct 2009
Replies: 164
Views: 657,666
Posted By bluemoon4ever
question. what if you dont have an ISO file,...

question. what if you dont have an ISO file, either like me you have the Files expanded onto your hard disk, or burned onto a Boot DVD?

is it possible to rebuild the ISO from either a Boot DVD or...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Oct 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 11,393
Posted By bluemoon4ever
just on the similar problem. i have a similar...

just on the similar problem. i have a similar issue. When i delete files from explorer they refuse to goto the Recycle bin, but if they are deleted from the desktop or start menu they go straight...
Forum: Tutorials 20 Oct 2009
Replies: 68
Views: 157,573
Posted By bluemoon4ever
i followed your excellent tutorial to the letter...

i followed your excellent tutorial to the letter and all went well. i had a lovely Recycle bin icon on my taskbar next to the notification area, so i removed the desktop icon via the personization...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Sep 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 15,653
Posted By bluemoon4ever
its not a problem if you have a laptop as most...

its not a problem if you have a laptop as most laptops have video cards built into the motherboard, and they are allocated memory from RAM, unlike PC's video cards that have on-board memory. My...
Forum: Software 22 Sep 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 4,529
Posted By bluemoon4ever
Visual Basic 6 - works on Win7

well that was a shock to me .... Visual Basic 6 (SP6) works on Windows 7. I even managed to get MSDN to work too.

So now i can carry on making win7 compatible applications lol ... well compatible...
Forum: Software 20 Sep 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 14,300
Posted By bluemoon4ever
nothing like stating the obvious is there lol ......

nothing like stating the obvious is there lol ... sorry couldnt resist it ;)
Forum: Software 18 Sep 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 14,300
Posted By bluemoon4ever
LOL, Shark wouldnt even install. it gets half...

LOL, Shark wouldnt even install. it gets half way then just Hangs. Dont worry about it, i can just tell Windows to open WMV files with VLC or some other program. Its no biggie really.
Forum: Software 18 Sep 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 14,300
Posted By bluemoon4ever
i uninstalled K-Lite and re-booted and tried...

i uninstalled K-Lite and re-booted and tried again - same error message! :mad:
Forum: Software 18 Sep 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 14,300
Posted By bluemoon4ever
Windows Media Player 12 - WMV bug

hi all

i am trying to play WMV files in Windows Media Player 12, and i get the following error.

the file that you are attempting to play has an extension (.wmv) which does not match the file...
Forum: Tutorials 17 Sep 2009
Replies: 1,639
Views: 3,938,465
Posted By bluemoon4ever
resolved!

sfc /scannow finds errors but says it cant fix them. Also tried turning on/off windows media player but still doesnt work properly. i can get sound but no pictures. guess i will stick with Media...
Forum: Tutorials 16 Sep 2009
Replies: 643
Views: 2,842,853
Posted By bluemoon4ever
BM SFC verifies the system files and fixes...

BM

SFC verifies the system files and fixes those it can fix. If there is a corrupt file , or a missing file that isnt in the stored files it cant replace it. If you view the cbs.log file it will...
Forum: Tutorials 16 Sep 2009
Replies: 1,639
Views: 3,938,465
Posted By bluemoon4ever
sfc /scannow finds errors but says it cant fix...

sfc /scannow finds errors but says it cant fix them. Also tried turning on/off windows media player but still doesnt work properly. i can get sound but no pictures. guess i will stick with Media...
Forum: Tutorials 15 Sep 2009
Replies: 643
Views: 2,842,853
Posted By bluemoon4ever
i have a couple of problems with SFC ... 1)...

i have a couple of problems with SFC ...

1) when i run it from a Admin Command Prompt from within Windows the program runs ok and finds errors (windows Media Player i think), but it says "Windows...
Forum: Tutorials 15 Sep 2009
Replies: 1,639
Views: 3,938,465
Posted By bluemoon4ever
another update: somehow Windows Media Player...

another update:

somehow Windows Media Player got corrupted (probably me fiddling with settings or something) so i thought i would try the install/repair again, this time removed any conflicts...
Forum: Tutorials 07 Sep 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 11,817
Posted By bluemoon4ever
thanks, been using Opera for ages now. in my...

thanks, been using Opera for ages now. in my opinion the best small Freeware browser on the Net
Forum: Tutorials 04 Sep 2009
Replies: 1,639
Views: 3,938,465
Posted By bluemoon4ever
thanks i will try that, but this time i had a...

thanks i will try that, but this time i had a 4day old Image file created by win7 so i used that, and it worked perfectly, so i only lost 4 days changes lol.
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